Kubuntu a dist in crisis?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Oct 27 18:46:39 UTC 2009

Steve Lamb wrote:

> Chris Jones wrote:
>> I sincerely hope this never ever happens ... Python/Ruby/Perl are not,
>> and never will, be replacements for C/C++ IMHO
>     Pft, for most cases Python does just fine.  C/C++ can idle no faster
>     than any other language.  

That's true where it's idling - as I said for "user-interface" code.  

>     There's no excuse that applications be written in
> either a systems language (C)

Except of course for all that stuff that _isn't_ UI code.  

> or a jack-of-all-trades, crappy-at-all
> language that is C++.  None.  At all.

Well, no, there never was a good reason for C++...

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